Postexposure Prophylaxis

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Coinfection Guidelines (Hep, TB, STIs)

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  • Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) in Rural Areas – Does It Exist?

    Nurses are on the front-lines of increasing access to health care and, as a nurse, my first priority is always the patient. A recent case demonstrates the importance of the role of nursing in providing needed services for patients. In this case, a young person was a victim of sexual assault...

  • HIV PrEP and Incident HCV Infection

    Providers at Kaiser San Francisco, which has a large HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program, recently published a brief report on 2 patients who developed acute HCV while on HIV PrEP. This reinforces what we might expect--that while PrEP may be effective as an HIV prevention method,...

  • Updated Occupational PEP Guidelines

    Updated guidelines for management of occupational exposures to HIV were published by the U.S. Public Health Service in September. Among many important recommendations, the new guidelines:

    Eliminate assessment of exposure severity as a means of determining the number of PEP drugs Recommend PEP...
  • Listening in on the Warmline, PEPline and the Perinatal HIV Hotline: Consultation when Considering PrEP

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), specifically the daily use of oral antiretroviral drugs as an HIV prevention measure, has been an increasingly hot topic in the HIV world since studies emerged in 2010 showing promising transmission prevention results among medication-adherent men who have sex...

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For Women, By Women
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National Rural Health Day
Event type: Awareness Days
12/2
2018 Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit (The Summit)